“One learning is that venture is a long-term game. I find the long-term perspective to be incredibly freeing. It means that it’s all about building relationships slowly, from genuine, authentic places.”
Meet Lisa Marrone, Principal at August Capital, a twenty year old firm with $2BN under management. Before deciding to focus on supporting entrepreneurs as a venture capitalist, Lisa worked at the White House for President Obama’s National Economic Council, and as a management consultant for Bain & Company in New York. We sat down to talk about how she pivoted her career and how she is hoping to establish a new model for what it means to be a VC.
Tell us about yourself.
Growing up, it was just my mother and me. She's a school teacher and so my childhood was spent i
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